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Steering shaft coupler repair kit for 1998 dodge dakota

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give these websites a try and you may need a special tool if you have a Autozone near you you can rent the tool use it return it and get your money back wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.

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Should be bolted right before the transmission (it has a wire connected to the harness) on the upper side of the engine (near the interior). See Chilton manual 20404.

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Starter - REMOVAL & INSTALLATION on Gasoline Engines
(see Figures 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20)


Fig. 13: Disconnect the wires attached to the starter solenoid to facilitate removal

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

Fig. 14: Unbolt the starter from the vehicle

  1. Remove the cable from the starter.

Fig. 15: Once detached, remove the starter from the vehicle


Fig. 16: Exploded view of the starter mounting-2.5L engine

  1. Disconnect the solenoid leads at their solenoid terminals. If necessary, tag then to avoid confusion when re-installing.

Fig. 17: Attach the starter wire connector to the terminals as shown-V6 and V8 engines


Fig. 18: To remove the starter, unbolt the mounting hardware shown-V6 and V8 engines (click image for zoom)

On 4WD Dakota models with the V6 engine, the starter is removed from above. On these models you will have to disconnect the steering gear and position the shaft out of the way to gain working clearance.

  1. Remove the starter attachment bolts and withdraw the starter from the engine flywheel housing. On some models with automatic transmissions, the oil cooler tube bracket will interfere with the starter removal. In this case, remove the starter attachment bolts, slide the cooler tube bracket off the stud, and then withdraw the starter.

Fig. 19: When detached, pull the starter away from the engine and remove it from the vehicle-2WD Dakota model shown (click image for zoom)

To install:

  1. Be sure that the starter and flywheel housing mating surfaces are free of dirt and oil to make a good electrical contact.

Fig. 20: Install the starter motor on the 4WD Dakota from above as shown

  1. Slide the starter in place, secure using the bolts and washers removed. Tighten the bolts to 50 ft. lbs. (68 Nm). Connect wires and battery cable end at the starter.
  2. If removed for clearance, reconnect the steering column shaft.
  3. Secure the oil cooler bracket if equipped. Connect the negative battery cable on the battery.
When tightening the mounting bolt and nut on the starter, hold the starter away from the engine for the correct alignment.

This bulletin involves release of a new repair package for the steering coupler with a revised boot design.

Remove and discard the existing cover and seal.
Disassemble the coupler and inspect the shoes, shoe retaining spring, internal bearing surfaces of the coupler body, and the shaft pin for evidence of wear. Replace any worn components.
Fill the coupler body 1/2 full with Multipurpose Grease, NGLI Grade 2 EP, such as MOPAR P/N(NNN) NNN-NNNNor equivalent.
Place the boot and clamp on the shaft.
Press the shoe pin onto the steering shaft so that it projects equal distance on the shaft.
Place the spring on the side of the shaft, straddling the shoe pin.
Place the shoes on the pin ends with the flat side towards the spring, engaging the tangs.
Squeeze the shoes together, compressing the spring, and push the assembly into the coupler body with the master spline on the upper shaft.
Drive in the NEW dowel pin flush with the outer surface of the coupler body.
Position the boot on the body and install the clamps on both ends. Be sure that the contact surfaces are free of grease.
Work the shaft in and out several times to distribute the grease in the assembly

Hope this helps.

Posted on Jul 26, 2011

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